Folger, Cape (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Cape Folger (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Cape (8)
This name originates from United States of America. It is part of the United States Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
An ice-covered cape forming the E side of the entrance to Vincennes Bay on Budd Coast. The position of Cape Folger correlates closely with the W end of Wilkes' "Budd's High Land," as charted as a coastal landfall by the USEE in 1840. Mapped from aerial photographs taken by USN Operation HighJump, 1946-47, and named by the US-ACAN for Cdr. Edward C. Folger, Jr., USN, commander of the icebreaker astronomical control stations in the Windmill Islands, close SW in Vincennes Bay.